Migos: Takeoff’s last Instagram Story before fatal shooting
Takeoff, a member of the rap trio Migos, was shot and killed Tuesday (Nov. 1) in Houston, Texas.
Rapper – full name Kirshnik Khari Ball – 28 years old.
At 2:34 a.m. local time (7:34 a.m. GMT), police were called to reports of a shooting outside the 810 pool and bowling alley in downtown Houston, where a private gathering of about 40 people was taking place held.
Takeoff and his Migos bandmate Quavo were in attendance. Quavo – real name Quavious Keyate Marshall – was not injured in the brawl. The third Migos member, Offset, did not appear.
There was reportedly an altercation after the dice were rolled, and shots were fired. Takeoff was pronounced dead at the scene.
Industry players and fans mourned his passing, with tributes to the late rapper flooding social media.
Celebrities including James Corden, Drake, SZA, Outkast and Khloé Kardashian shared posts honoring the rapper.
No suspects have been arrested so far, and Houston Police Chief Troy Fenner called on witnesses to “step up” information about the shooting.
Police and fans of the rapper have urged others to delete images and videos of the incident circulating online.
Metro Boomin salutes takeoff
Metro Boomin, who produced Migos’ hit “Bad and Boujee,” took to Twitter to express its sadness over Takeoff’s passing.
“I can’t even put into words how bright and warm his true soul was,” read part of his heartfelt tribute.
Peony HaiwaniNovember 4, 2022 04:41
James Corden says he’s ‘completely devastated’ over takeoff’s death
James Corden said he shared some “unforgettable moments” with Takeoff and fondly remembers the American rapper once calling him “Big Drip”.
American show host late night show Said the artist “essentially wants Migos to exist” and that they have become “one of the most influential rap groups of this generation”.
Peony Haiwani04 Nov 2022 03:34
Offset pays tribute to Migos bandmates
Offset and Quavo have yet to issue a full statement after takeoff.
However, Offset paid a subtle tribute to his late Migos bandmate by changing the profile photo on his social media profiles to an image of Takeoff.
Tom Murray04 November 2022 02:07
Artist’s tribute to Takeoff goes viral on TikTok
Artist Rob The Original became famous for his stunning portraits of the late rapper in clothes.
At the time of writing, the creator’s completed portrait has nearly 2 million views on TikTok.
Tom Murray04 Nov 2022 00:54
Autopsy shows takeoff was shot more than once
The coroner’s report confirmed the takeoff was shot multiple times.
The Harris County Medical Examiner confirmed his cause of death was a “penetrating gunshot wound” and ruled his death a “homicide.”
Tom Murray3 November 2022 23:43
Kanye West pays tribute to Takeoff on Twitter
After recently restoring his Twitter account, Kanye West followed up on his return, posting a photo to commemorate the takeoff.
Next to him is a photo of him with the Migos rap trio, in his earlier version Donda 2 On the album, West wrote, “Forever Love”, followed by a follow-up photo of Takeoff, Offset and Quavo, titled: “Family.”
Inga Parker3 November 2022 20:55
‘RIP NOW’: Nicki Minaj pays tribute to Takeoff
Nicki Minaj has become the latest rapper to pay tribute to Takeoff following his death.
On Thursday (November 3), the “Super Bass” artist shared a photo of the Migos member on her Instagram Story.
“RIP NOW,” she wrote in the caption.
Tom Murray3 November 2022 19:32
Video shows man with gun at party shot dead at takeoff
obtained a video TMZ A man of interest appeared to be shown with a gun in his pocket before taking off to be fatally shot.
When Takeoff’s bandmate Quavo got into an argument with someone, the man stood with a gun.
The same person can then be seen drawing a gun before the gunshots are heard.
Police are aware of the footage.
Interested people filmed with guns before Migos member Takeoff’s death
Video footage obtained by TMZ appears to show an unidentified man standing in his pocket, shot before takeoff. The rapper, who was part of the trio Migos, was killed Tuesday after attending a private party in Houston, Texas. A new video identifies a person of interest in the case, who can be seen standing with a gun when Quavo gets into an argument with someone. The same person can then be seen drawing a gun before the gunshots are heard. Police are aware of the footage. Click here to sign up for our newsletter.
Tom Murray3 November 2022 18:13
New mural to commemorate takeoff has been painted in Atlanta
An underpass in Atlanta, Georgia is now home to the Takeoff mural.
Takeoff is a native of the Atlanta suburb of Lawrenceville, alongside fellow Migos star Offset.
This mural is located under the John Lewis Liberty Avenue Bridge near Fourth District Park.
Nicole Wasser3 November 2022 15:08
Los Angeles Lakers basketball honors take off
The Los Angeles Lakers basketball team is one of the latest teams to receive takeoff honors.
In preparation for last night’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans, Lakers reporter Mike Trudell tweeted, “All the Migos music for the Lakers tonight to warm up in honor of takeoff.”
The Lakers are also on the team with former basketball player Kobe Bryant, who tragically died in a helicopter crash in January 2020, along with his daughter Gianna and seven others.
Inga Parker3 November 2022 13:47